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  1. Dogs to be used at border crossings to sniff out smuggled meat as prices increase

    Posted Jan 15th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam and Loretta Fong Five sniffer dogs will join Customs and Excise Department inspectors next month to help detect carriers of illegal meat, as food prices continue to soar. ... a large number of travellers and to detect the scent of raw meat. The dogs indicate to their handler that they have detected something amiss by sitting next to the passenger or the suspect ...

  2. Animal rights group finds suspected dog abattoir

    Posted Oct 20th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... execution ground at a derelict single-storey house on a hillside near Sheung Tak Estate. Members believe the meat was being sold to customers who knew it was dog meat. Ho Loy, the founder ... her the site had been operated by more than three men, who had killed dogs with batons. They said they had sold the dog meat to nearby stores in a market managed by the Food and Environmental ...

  3. Police search hillside site of suspected dog slaughterhouse

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... the Animal Life Guard Action Group found a suspected dog slaughterhouse in a shabby single-storey house on Sunday. About 20 group members found choppers, meat knives, air pistol pellets, animal ... was operating last winter, when dog meat was in demand during the cold weather, and that operations had resumed only recently after a gap of several months. Mr Tung heard from Mr Chan that the meat ...

  4. Bowen Road dog poisoner strikes again, killing Labrador

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... insecticide-tainted meat left on the roadside and has offered a reward of HK$160,000 for information leading to conviction of the culprit. A spokeswoman said owners should not let dogs run off-leash. 'We ... Clifford Lo A Labrador has become the latest victim of a notorious Mid-Levels dog poisoner, prompting authorities yesterday to clean affected streets and put up posters to warn pet owners. ...

  5. Dogs in firing line amid fears of disease

    Posted May 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... kill dogs while keeping an eye on local security,' police officer He Yusheng said. Officer He said dogs ate rotten meat and, in a city where an unknown number of people were still buried ... role in spreading epidemics. 'Everyone knows dogs will eat meat and other stuff wherever they go. As dogs run around the city, they could easily spread the disease to other places, ...

  6. Bowen Road dog poisoner must be caught as soon as possible

    Posted Nov 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I read with great sadness that yet another pet dog, a Labrador, died as a result of eating meat laced with poison ('Bowen Road dog poisoner strikes again', October 30). Animals poisoned in this way suffer an excruciating and painful death. The poisoning of these dogs also cause lasting emotional pain to all human members of the family that the pet was part of. It breaks ...

  7. TV appeal to help find dog poisoner

    Posted Nov 17th 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said more than 100 dogs had been killed since 1989 as there were many unreported cases. The latest move comes after a Labrador that picked up poisoned meat on Bowen ... in previous dog poisonings was Carbofuran, one of the most toxic carbamate pesticides, a police source said. Last month, meat suspected to have been laced with insecticide was found in Black's ...

  8. Actress puts four-legged friends first as dogs make a meal of obsession

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... eating outside. According to the actress, she is her dogs' personal chef. 'I feed my dogs fresh meat and vegetables. They are becoming quite picky.' ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Some of us might be working like a dog, but there is no shortage of pampered pooches around either. Actress Athena Chu ...

  9. HK$60,000 added to dog poisoner reward

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A well-heeled pet owner has added HK$60,000 to the reward for tracking down the notorious Mid-Levels dog poisoner. The reward for the culprit- blamed for killing more than 100 ... for the poisoning in the Bowen Road and Black's Link areas. In the past 19 years, dozens of pets have died after eating an organophosphate-based insecticide usually hidden in meat placed ...

  10. Saved from the quake by a dog named Tudo

    Posted Jul 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... and his white spitz dog Tudo. Mr Liao, in his 70s, lived in a house near Dujiangyan in Sichuan province, and on May 12 he was at home making his bed and changing his sheets. Tudo- which means ... earthquake struck and his house collapsed in front of his eyes. 'This dog saved my life,' Mr Liao later told workers from the Hong Kong-based, non-profit organisation Animals Asia ...




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